Warhound Titan Part 4: torso assembly

Let’s continue the Warhound adventure with the torso. The assembly is quite straightforward for this part as there are only a few parts. The trick here is to use big clamp to maintain the big part together will the glue is hardening.

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Exemple of the gluing of two torso parts using a clamp.
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When the shoulders were assembled, I tried to fasten the arms previously prepared using a screw.
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Close up of how the arms are assembled to the shoulders.
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Screw in the hidden bolt until its tight but not too much because you still want the arm to be able to point at your targets on the battlefield.
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I magnetized the shoulder caps. When in place, this will hide the head of the screw.
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Another close up of the final assembly
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Next part is how to fasten the torso to the hip. I started by drilling a hole in the center of the upper part of the hip.
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As previously for the arms, I draw then dig the shape of a bolt around the hole.
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I also drilled a hole in the cockpit and placed an eyelet to reinforce the hole.
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The eyelet in place.
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Then you just have to screw the torso to the hidden bolt in the hip.
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Again, do not tighten to much as you still want the torso to rotate a little.









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